While many highly selective colleges have shifted their focus to need-based financial aid programs, there are still many colleges, including some top schools, that continue to offer merit aid to attract students...on their own or through third partners. For example, Stamps Scholarships, offered by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, are merit scholarships offered at over 30 partner colleges, including Caltech, Dartmouth, Georgia Tech, Purdue, Tulane, West Point, UC Berkeley, UCLA and USC. Many of them offer full tuition or full ride. To learn more, please visit their website.
Colleges with Merit Scholarships
Here are a few highly selective colleges with merit scholarships:
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Davidson College
- Duke University
- Emory University
- Georgetown University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Northwestern University
- Notre Dame University
- University of Notre Dame
- Rice University
- Tulane University
- University of Chicago
- University of Southern California
- Vanderbilt University
- Washington and Lee University
- Washington University in St. Louis
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